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2014-04-23 23:09:50

Elasto Proxy, supplier of specialty seals and custom insulation, announces downloadable e-book book that describes the differences between sponge rubber and foam rubber. Compound Selection: Blended Materials and Distinctive Polymers also examines the material properties of silicone-EPDM blends. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Elasto Proxy, a leading supplier of specialized industrial rubber products, is announcing a new technical guide about the differences between...

2014-04-23 23:09:30

Launches Field Service Organization for US and Canada Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 In December of 2013, Eastman Park Micrographics (EPM) announced the expansion of its service business with the acquisition of Imaging 411. Continuing with the next step in the integration of the organizations, EPM announces the establishment of its own field service organization for customers in the US and Canada. “The acquisition provided the groundwork for EPM’s own service capabilities to...

2014-04-23 23:07:56

Leading provider of social, search and mobile analytics data for SEO and Content Marketing included on the prestigious Branham300 list. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Web Presence Analytics provider gShift Inc. has, for the 3rd time, been named to the prestigious Branham300 list of Canada’s top Information and Communication Technology (ICT) companies. gShift’s Web Presence Analytics™ software is quickly becoming the industry standard for digital marketers who are improving...

2014-04-23 20:22:13

TORONTO, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Asian Television Network International Limited (ATN) (TSX-SAT) Canada's Pioneer South Asian Broadcaster is pleased to announce its audited consolidated financial and operating results for the 12 months ended December 31, 2013, in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS"). 2013 2012 Operating revenue $27,374,134 $27,762,965...

2014-04-23 16:32:29

OTTAWA, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the British Columbia government for supporting a FPInnovations research project aimed at developing innovative biomaterials from wood fibre. The province has announced that it is providing $2.25 million toward the research and development of cellulose filaments (CF), flexible fibres extracted from pulp that can be used in everything from plastic packaging to photographic film to panels in...

2014-04-23 16:26:38

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Micronutrient Market by Type (Zinc, Manganese, Boron, Copper, Molybdenum, Iron), Form (Chelated & Non Chelated), Application Mode (Soil, Foliar, Fertigation), Crop Type & Geography - Global Trends and Forecast to...

2014-04-23 16:25:25

OTTAWA, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - This week, the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) launched the fourth edition of its popular contest So You Want to Be an Artist? Youth aged 16 to 19 from across the country are invited to submit their work by May 21, 2014. Submitted works will be shown on the site soyouwanttobeanartist.ca so that visitors can vote for their favourite. The 12 entries with the most votes will be shown at the Gallery from July 28 to September 1, 2014. From those 12 entries,...

2014-04-23 16:22:16

VANCOUVER, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed a contract with the Canadian Space Agency to develop the mission concept for an operational Canadian Hyperspectral Mission. MDA will lead a team of experts to develop a satellite constellation concept to collect hyperspectral imagery around the globe and specifically in Canada and its...

2014-04-23 16:22:11

Three new directors join CN's board, Robert Pace the company's new chairman VANCOUVER, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 11, 2014, were elected as directors of CN. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at CN's Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 23 in Vancouver are set out below. Election of Directors On a vote by ballot, each of the...

2014-04-23 16:21:10

VANCOUVER, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX: AVP) (the "Company" or "Avcorp") today announced that it has received a Strategic Aerospace and Defence Initiative (SADI) Contribution Agreement from the Government of Canada for up to $4.4 million to support development of advanced metal bond manufacturing processes and capabilities. In particular, this SADI supported project will assist Avcorp to undertake specific capability development for large, complex metal...


Latest Canada Reference Libraries

Canadian Horse
2014-04-03 12:38:23

The Canadian horse is a breed of horse that was developed in Canada during the late seventeenth century. This breed was developed using French light and draft horses as well as some Andalusians, Arabians, Normans, and other breeds. The horse was eventually given the nickname “the little iron horse” because of its ability to withstand grueling work conditions. Initially, foals were leased or sold to clergymen and gentlemen farmers as property of the king, but population numbers grew so...

Spotted Spreadwing, Lestes congener
2014-01-20 14:52:54

The spotted spreadwing (Lestes congener) is a species of damselfly that can be found in in North America, in a range that includes Canada and the United States. It prefers to reside near temporary and permanent ponds or flooded riverbanks, as well as slow moving swamps and marshes. This species can be seen between the months of July and September. The spotted spreadwing differs in size between the sexes, with males reaching an average body length between 1.4 and 1.7 inches and females...

Spotted Sandpiper, Actitis macularius
2013-10-03 09:18:30

The Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) is a shorebird of small size. It measures 18 to 20 centimeters long. In addition with its sister species, the Common Sandpiper, they make up the genus Actitis. They replace each other geographically; stray birds may settle with breeders of the other species and hybridize. Their breeding habitat is close by fresh water across most of Canada and the United States. They migrate to the southern United States and South America, and are very rare...

Black-shouldered Spinyleg, Dromogomphus spinosus
2013-07-30 15:00:12

The black-shouldered spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes four provinces in Canada, including Ontario and Nova Scotia, and thirty-four states in America, including Alabama, Florida, New York, and Texas. It prefers to reside near muddy and rocky rivers. It can be seen between the months of May and September in many areas of its range. The black-shouldered spinyleg reaches an average body length of 2.5 inches and...

Ebony Jewelwing, Calopteryx maculate
2013-07-30 14:19:06

The ebony jewelwing (Calopteryx maculate) is a broad-winged damselfly that can be found in southeastern areas of Canada, New England, and the Mid-Atlantic States. It prefers to reside in wooded areas near rivers and streams, but it has been seen away from water sources. This species reaches an average length between 1.5 and 2.2 inches and it differs in color depending upon the sex and age. Adult males are bluish green in color with a metallic appearance, while females are duller brown in...

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